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    • AG47
    • By AG47 12th Apr 18, 6:18 PM
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    Carers allowance £20 week self employed earnings after the expenses
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:18 PM
    Carers allowance £20 week self employed earnings after the expenses 12th Apr 18 at 6:18 PM
    Somebody on carers allowance can earn upto £20 per week without it affecting their payments?

    My question is if you start self employment on top of being a full time carer, if you earn more than £20 but after expenses your total profit is £20 or less, would his be ok?
    Nothing has been fixed since 2008, it was just pushed into the future
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    • Nannytone
    • By Nannytone 12th Apr 18, 6:45 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:45 PM
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    • 12th Apr 18, 6:45 PM
    Carer's Allowance is only affected by earnings in excess of £120 a week not £20.

    Other income related benefits are affected by earnings after £20 for a couple or a single parent or £5 for a single person/B]
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    • By AG47 14th Apr 18, 7:47 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 7:47 PM
    Carer's Allowance is only affected by earnings in excess of £120 a week not £20.

    Other income related benefits are affected by earnings after £20 for a couple or a single parent or £5 for a single person/B]
    Originally posted by Nannytone
    Ok yes, itís income support I mean
    Nothing has been fixed since 2008, it was just pushed into the future
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